Health Care Distress: “Disruption” Ain’t Easy

By: Laura Day DelCotto Yes, the health care industry is being “disrupted” every single day with technology, regulatory,  and other service provider changes, all designed to improve quality and cost of patient care.    And, health care bankruptcy filings went up 38 percent nationwide between 2010-15.  We expect more to come.

Read More
Attorney Sara Johnston named August Employee of the month

Johnston Named August Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Sara Johnston for being selected as the August 2016 Employee of the Month! Sara’s passion and enthusiasm for the work she does can be seen by all. Since Sara’s arrival to the firm earlier this year she has been a great representative of DLG by giving free presentations,

Read More

Grigsby Named Vice-Chair for The Nest

The Nest Center for Women, Children and Families Announces Executive Committee For 2016-17 fiscal year LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 8, 2016) — The Nest Center for Women, Children and Families in Lexington has announced its executive committee for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Executive committee: Marc Ray (CPA, PSC) – chair   Ashley L.

Read More
Graphic of nervous piggy bank nearly submerged by water

Municipal Finance: Vulnerable and Distressed

Municipal Finance: Vulnerable and Distressed By: Laura Day DelCotto, Esq. In the July issue of Governing magazine, Publisher Mark Funkhouser astutely notes that money is the “lifeblood” of all cities.  The same day I read his article, the Lexington Herald- Leader front page noted the major declines in city and

Read More
Paralegal Heather Purnell smiles, arms folded in portrait in front of shelved bankruptcy law books

Purnell Extends PACE Registered Paralegal® Designation

DelCotto Law Group PLLC paralegal Heather Purnell recently earned a two-year extension of her current designation as a PACE Registered Paralegal®. In 2012 Heather passed the Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam (PACE) and earned the designation of PACE Registered Paralegal®. She is one of twenty-three paralegals in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Read More
Community Events August 2016 Graphic

August 2016 Community Events

DLG attorneys and paraprofessionals are actively involved in the central Kentucky community.  We strive to make central Kentucky a better place to live, work and relax for everyone.   On August 6th, Member Dean Langdon will be attending the Black & White Ball to support the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center.

Read More
Long-Term Care: Why We Fail to Plan

Long-Term Care: Why We Fail to Plan

Long-Term Care Planning in the U.S. Most Americans do not know the facts surrounding their potential need for long-term care and the costs associated with it.  This was reconfirmed recently in a telephone survey of 1,735 Americans over the age of 40, funded by the SCAN Foundation and conducted by

Read More
Comprehensive Power of Attorney

Top Reasons Everyone Needs a Comprehensive Power of Attorney

Top Reasons Everyone Needs a Comprehensive Power of Attorney   This article originally appeared in ElderCounselor The benefits of a highly detailed, comprehensive power of attorney are numerous. Unfortunately, many powers of attorney are more general in nature and can actually cause more problems than they solve, especially for our

Read More